How Citrix Autoscale helps you balance costs and user experience

In this episode of The Click-Down, we invite Kevin Nardone, Director of Customer Success, and Nitin Mehta, Senior Product Manager, to talk about Autoscale. Kevin talks about what Autoscale is and what macro trends led to the creation and adoption of Autoscale. We talk about the difference between schedule-based and load-based settings and how Autoscale helps you burst to the cloud. Nitin talks about some of the new features of Autoscale that help with turning off machines. Finally, we discuss what insights Autoscale provides administrators to understand the cost-savings they have gained by using Autoscale.

September 1, 2021
Ep 14

Executive summary

  • Learn what Autoscale is and what macrotrends have driven the need for Autoscale
  • Listen to Kevin Nardone, Director of Customer Success, and Nitin Mehta, Senior Product Manager, talk about the different Autoscale settings to save cloud costs
  • Hear about the different dashboards available in Autoscale

Featured voices

Kevin Nardone
Director of Customer Success, Citrix

As Director of Enterprise Architecture for the Americas, Kevin and his team help Citrix’s largest and most technically complex customers design and deploy Citrix Workspace. With over 10 years of Citrix experience, Kevin has also contributed many of the Citrix leading practices for public cloud delivering several webinars and blogs in collaboration with Microsoft for the Citrix Technology in Practice (TIPs) web series.

Nitin Mehta
Senior Project Manager, Citrix

Nitin is a seasoned product manager responsible for owning the roadmap of Studio team and driving various value add capabilities such as Autoscale, cloud migration (Auto Config tool), and troubleshooting initiatives. With close to 10 years of experience at Citrix, he worked as a software developer for the same team and joined Citrix through the successful acquisition of an IAAS startup Prior to Citrix, he worked at Amazon and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from one of the premier schools in India, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT KGP)

Ana Ruiz
Technical Marketing Architect, Citrix

Ana loves creating content that enables customers to understand the best practices and functionalities of Citrix solutions. Ana started at Citrix more than 7 years ago as a college graduate in the leadership development program. She has held various roles prior to joining the technical marketing team during her career at Citrix including, inside sales engineer, mobility sales engineer, and virtualization senior sales engineer for enterprise accounts.

Daniel Feller
Lead Architect, Citrix

With more than 15 years of experience designing and securing virtual workspaces, Daniel continues to deliver solutions and best practices for all types of organizations. Like many in the tech field, Daniel’s background originated with an on-premises, Windows-based environment, and grew to encompass cloud, mobility and digital workspaces.

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